Week in Review & This Week in Entertainment: April 27

Josh Trank No Longer Directing ‘Star Wars’ Spinoff
Josh Trank will no longer direct the “Star Wars” spinoff for Disney and Lucasfilm. The studio made the announcement with Trank on Friday.

ABC Cancels ‘Revenge’ After Four Seasons
After four seasons, ABC has canceled “Revenge.” The drama will not be returning for a fifth season, with May 10’s fourth-season finale serving as the series’ final episode.

Box Office: ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Scores Second-Biggest Opening With $187.7 Million
“Avengers: Age of Ultron” scored the second-biggest domestic opening in history this weekend, kicking off summer blockbuster season with a mammoth $187.7 million debut.

Oscar-Winning ‘Lord of the Rings’ Cinematographer Andrew Lesnie Dies at 59
Cinematographer Andrew Lesnie, whose career spanned nearly 40 years and included all of “The Lord of the Rings” and “The Hobbit” films, died of a heart attack on Monday. He was 59.

Hulu Sets Mammoth ‘Seinfeld’ Licensing Deal
In another sign that Hulu is stepping up its game, the digital video giant has landed the SVOD rights to “Seinfeld,” cutting a deal with Sony Pictures TV for all 180 episodes of the enduring NBC comedy.

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This Week in Entertainment 1959

The airship Hindenburg caught fire and fell to the ground as it was attempting to land in Lakehurst, N.J., on May 6, 1937, killing 36 people. Newsreels and frantic eyewitness reports captivated the nation and marked the end of the airship for use as a passenger vehicle. WLS Radio newman Herbert Morrison’s impassioned eyewitness account as the airship burst into flames is remember for his cry of “Oh, the humanity.”

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